AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM, NOVEMBER 13

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM, NOVEMBER 13

The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have a class on Tuesday, November 13. The class will be in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot, back entrance) at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield. The AARP...
Four Steps to Food Safety for Holiday Meals

Four Steps to Food Safety for Holiday Meals

Richland Public Health wants everyone to remain healthy for the holidays. Foodborne illness, often called food poisoning, is a common, costly—yet preventable—public health problem. Each year, about 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick from foodborne...
Walk-in Flu Shots

Walk-in Flu Shots

Richland Public Health  recommends everyone age 6 months and older get an influenza (“flu”) vaccine. This recommendation follows Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Richland Public Health flu vaccines will be available by walk-in (no...
Prescription Drug Take Back Day October 27

Prescription Drug Take Back Day October 27

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and more than 4,200 national, tribal, and community law enforcement partners will hold another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, October 27. Americans can take their pills (no liquids or needles) to one...
Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Nationally, more than 44 million children will be out trick-or-treating over the Halloween dates stretching from October 21 through October 31. Richland Public Health is sharing the following information about Halloween safety to help adults keep kids out of the...
Fall Means Watch for Deer

Fall Means Watch for Deer

Ohio drivers beware. Your risk of colliding with deer may be on the rise, according to officials at the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP). The increased risk is partly due to the rise in reported deer-vehicle (D-V)...
Fall Hike for Health in October 20

Fall Hike for Health in October 20

Richland Public Health’s annual “Fall Hike for Health” is Saturday, October 20, at Malabar Farm State Park and Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield. The fall hikes are in their 18th year at Malabar Farm State Park and 4th  year at Gorman Nature Center. Enjoy the beauty...
Child Passenger Safety Week, 2018

Child Passenger Safety Week, 2018

Richland Public Health will Check Car Seats During Child Passenger Safety Week Richland County, OH — Every day in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled-in properly in the correct car seats...
Cholesterol Awareness Month

Cholesterol Awareness Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. National Cholesterol Education Month is also a good time to learn about lipid profiles and about food and lifestyle choices...